December 8, 2013 11:11 pm

The Academic Week Ahead

Monday – Dec 9

Discuss the role of corporate power

City University Cass Business School in the UK is hosting a public panel debate on the consequences of changing corporate power for wider society. Speakers include Dan Danielsen, professor of law at Northeastern University in the US and Susanne Soederberg, professor of global political economy at Queen’s University in Canada.

Celebrate gender diversity

MIT Sloan School of Management in the US is celebrating Women’s Ambassadors Day on its campus. The event includes an information session about the opportunities the school has for women, lunch with current students and a panel discussion with the Sloan Women in Management Club.

Attend a launch

Leeds University Business School in the UK is opening its Centre for Operations and Supply Chain Research. Tomas Hult, professor at Michigan State University Eli Broad College of Business, will also be launching his latest book, Global Supply Chain Management, at the event.

Tuesday – Dec 10

Harness social impact skills

The Social Impact Analysts Association is hosting a conference at Essec Business School in France. The day will include interactive workshops to analyse, understand and improve the social impact of organisations and opportunities to contribute to the future development of the association.

Wednesday – Dec 11

Learn WWII history

As part of its connection to the University of Oxford, Saïd Business School is welcoming Nicholas Rodger, a professor at All Souls College for a lunch time lecture on the German submarine campaigns of 1939-1945. Prof Rodger will analyse how the campaigns were conducted, and demonstrate how his research invites people to re-examine prevailing historical orthodoxies.

Find out about an MBA in Europe

Vlerick Business School is hosting a webinar to offer participants the chance to better understand its MBA programme as well as find out about student life and living and working in Belgium.

Thursday – Dec 12

Have a festive drink

As part of their Christmas festivities, Business School Lausanne in Switzerland is hosting an event with its students, alumni, faculty and staff. To launch the event, Karin Hagemann, director of projects at KPMG in Geneva for international organisations, will give a talk.

Email forthcoming events to charlotte.clarke@ft.com

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